In the end of July at the Maya River there was a very high flood.
Copper nymphs for grayling
I have tied a series of nymphs - these are the simple workhorses for the Amur grayling and lenok.
A boat trip into the upper reaches of the Anyui - over 200 km upstream a swift and beautiful river.
In September-October 2018 I managed to spend almost a month on the Tugur River
The next stage of the “Baikal Headwaters” expedition - floating down the Deler-Muren River.
A very bad river. Really… LOTS of log jams!
In July 2018 I was able to work in the western part of Chukotka
Floating the Ulya River, Okhotsk district in the north of the Khabarovsk region.
I have finished a new order – a series of flies for lenok and grayling in the Amur River drainage.
New flies tied with Dubbing Brush
Fall trip to the Gur River
Snowmobile trip to the Yay River, Khabarovsk region
Several images from the fishing at the Ichiginnyvayam River in the north of the Kamchatka Peninsula
Fish biologist Clemens Ratzhan (Austria) has photographed grayling spawning.
New flies, born this spring – nymphs and streamers. I wish the summer to come sooner!
Some more brand new flies…
Some more brand-new flies.
Some brand new flies tied for the coming season of 2013...
The late fall trip to the Khor River
Images of different grayling species and other fish
There are many rivers named Bystraya (swift) in Kamchatka. This particular Bystraya River is the main source of the Bolshaya River, flowing into the Sea of Okhotsk. The river is 275 km long; it is rated 3 because of a series of the falls in its lower part, downstream from the Malki village
First time fishing the Raduga River: char, trout, white-spotted char, grayling...